The median contractor rate for a PC Support was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PC Support
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 426 401
Rank change year-on-year +33 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a PC Support 7 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.035% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.037% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 14
Median daily rate £200 £145 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -9.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £153 £160
% change year-on-year +47.54% -4.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £150.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year -91.33% +1021.49%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18684 21436 20340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.00% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 15400 14048
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 285 370
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

PC Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured PC Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PC Support in London

PC Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PC Support in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PC Support in London

PC Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PC Support in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PC Support in London

PC Support
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PC Support within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Enfield - 2 £200 -
PC Support
England

PC Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, PC Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring PC Support in the job title.

1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) Android
4 9 (50.00%) Mac OS X
5 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
6 6 (33.33%) MS Office
6 6 (33.33%) VoIP
6 6 (33.33%) SLA
6 6 (33.33%) Google
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Legal
6 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 6 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (33.33%) iPhone
6 6 (33.33%) iPad
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 3 (16.67%) Apple
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 3 (16.67%) Office 365
9 2 (11.11%) SCCM
9 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
9 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (5.56%) Citrix
10 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
10 1 (5.56%) Remedy

PC Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) PCoIP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 6 (33.33%) iPad
1 6 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Android
3 9 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Google
3 3 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
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